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Alberts, Susan C., Robert F. Durden Professor of Biology and Chair of Evolutionary Anthropology and Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology and Professor in the Divison of Marine Science and Conservation and Faculty Network Member of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center and Faculty Research
(919) 660-7272
alberts@duke.edu
http://sites.duke.edu/albertslab/

Behavorial ecology and ecological genetics of large mammals

Armaleo, Daniele, Associate Professor of the Practice
(919) 660-7326
darmaleo@duke.edu

Developmental and molecular biology of symbiosis in lichens

Barber, Richard T., Harvey W. Smith Professor Emeritus of Biological Oceanography in the Division and Biology
(252) 504-7578
rbarber@duke.edu


Baugh, L. Ryan, Associate Professor of Biology and Affiliate of Regeneration Next Initiative
(919) 613-8179
ryan.baugh@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/baughlab
http://www.biology.duke.edu/baughlab

Developmental genetics and genomics

Bejsovec, Amy, Associate Professor
(919) 613-8162
bejsovec@duke.edu
http://sites.duke.edu/bejsoveclab/
http://sites.duke.edu/bejsoveclab/

Genetic control of cell fate specification in Drosophila

Benfey, Philip N., Paul Kramer Professor of Biology and Affiliate of Regeneration Next Initiative and Investigator, HHMI
(919) 660-7338
philip.benfey@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/benfeylab

Plant Developmental Genetics and Genomics

Bernhardt, Emily S., Jerry G. and Patricia Crawford Hubbard Professor of Biology and Professor of Environmental Sciences and Policy and Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative and Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
(919) 660-7318
emily.bernhardt@duke.edu
http://www.researcherid.com/rid/D-9940-2011
http://www.bernhardtlab.weebly.com

ecosystem ecology and biogeochemistry

Bhandawat, Vikas, Assistant Professor of Biology and Neurobiology and Investigator of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
(919) 684-1703
bhandawat@gmail.com
http://biology.duke.edu/bhandawatlab/
http://biology.duke.edu/bhandawatlab/

Drosophila olfaction

Boynton, John E, Professor Emeritus

jboynton66@gmail.com


Brandon, Robert N., Professor of Philosophy and Biology and Affiliate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
(919) 660-3067
rbrandon@duke.edu


Broverman, Sherryl A., Associate Professor of the Practice and Duke Global Health Institute
(919) 668-0228
sbrover@duke.edu
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zwcbUsZ73g
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLZ-8Kh6_n8

science literacy for non-majors; science education reform; the interaction of gender, education and global health

Bryan, Virginia S., Senior Research Scientist
(919) 660-7298
vsbryan@duke.edu

Systematics and Cytology; Bryophytes - Ephemeraceae

Buchler, Nicolas, Assistant Professor of Biology and Physics
(919) 660-5701
nb69@duke.edu
http://buchler.phy.duke.edu/
http://buchler.phy.duke.edu/

Molecular mechanisms and the evolution of switches and oscillators in gene networks; systems biology; comparative genomics

Cary, Rebecca, Instructor B*
(919) 660-7442
rec3@duke.edu


Christensen, Norman L., Professor Emeritus in the Division of Environmental Sciences & Policy and Biology
(919) 613-8052
normc@duke.edu
http://www.env.duke.edu/people/faculty/christensen.html


Clark, James S., Nicholas Professor of Environmental Science and Professor of Biology and Statistical Science
(919) 613-8036
jimclark@duke.edu
http://sites.nicholas.duke.edu/clarklab/

Ecology

Coggins, Brian E., Assistant Research Professor of Biochemistry and Biology
(919) 684-7772
bec2@duke.edu


Crowder, Larry B., NSOE Professor and Professor of Biology
(252) 504-7637
lcrowder@stanford.edu


Culberson, Chicita F, Senior Research Scientist
(919) 660-7300
cculb@duke.edu

Identification and chemistry of lichen products

Cunningham, Clifford W., Professor of Biology and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Center for Population Health & Aging
(919) 660-7356
cliff@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/cunningham/

Evolution and biogeography of marine invertebrates

Dong, Xinnian, Arts and Sciences Professor
(919) 613-8176
xdong@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/donglab/
http://www.sites.duke.edu/donglab

Plant-Microbe interactions

Donohue, Kathleen, Professor
(919) 684-6095
k.donohue@duke.edu
http://biology.duke.edu/donohuelab
http://biology.duke.edu/donohuelab

Evolutionary ecology and genetics of natural plant populations, genetic basis of adaptation, gene-environment interactions

Drea, Christine M., Earl D. McLean Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology and Biology and Faculty Network Member of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and Affiliate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
(919) 660-7367
cdrea@duke.edu
http://evolutionaryanthropology.duke.edu/research/drea-lab/people/dr-christine-drea


Eason, Vickie, Lecturing Fellow*
(919) 684-5446
vkeason@duke.edu


Fluke, Donald J., Professor Emeritus
(919) 684-2349
dfluke@duke.edu


Forward, Richard B., Professor Emeritus of Zoology and Biology and Bass Fellow of Marine Science and Conservation
(252) 504-7610
rforward@duke.edu


Galef, Bennett G, Adjunct Professor
(919) 613-7372
galef@mcmaster.ca


Gillham, Nicholas W., James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of Zoology
(919) 613-8160
gillham@duke.edu


Graves, Joseph L., Adjunct Professor
(919) 660-7372
jlg85@duke.edu


Grunwald, Ron, Senior Lecturer of Biology and Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society and Director of the Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Fellowship Progra and Director of Undergraduate Studies
(919) 660-7322
ron.grunwald@duke.edu

Membrane biochemistry

Haase, Steven B., Associate Professor
(919) 613-8205
steve.haase@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/haaselab/index.html
http://sites.duke.edu/haaselab

Control of cell cycle, DNA replication, and centrosome duplication in budding yeast

Hartemink, Alexander J., Professor of Computer Science and Biology and Bass Fellow of Computer Science
(919) 660-6514
amink@cs.duke.edu
http://www.cs.duke.edu/~amink/


Hill, Alison, Senior Lecturer
(919) 660-7349
alhill@duke.edu


Hunt, Dana E., Assistant Professor of Marine Science and Conservation and Assistant Professor of Biology and Civil and Environmental Engineering
(252) 504-7542
dana.hunt@duke.edu
http://oceanography.ml.duke.edu/hunt/


Isabella, Zoe K., Instructor B*
(919) 660-7442
zoe.isabella@duke.edu


Johnsen, Sonke, Professor of Biology and Faculty Network Member of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
(919) 660-7321
sjohnsen@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/johnsenlab/
http://opticsoflife.org/

Comparative physiology; focusing on vision, crypsis, optics, and bioluminescence in the open ocean

Johnson, Zackary, Arthur P. Kaupe Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology in Marine Science and Associate Professor of Biological Oceanography and Marine Bi and Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative
(252) 504-7543
zackary.johnson@duke.edu
http://oceanography.ml.duke.edu/johnson


Kiehart, Daniel P., Professor of Biology and Cell Biology and Dean of the Natural Sciences and Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society and Affiliate of Regeneration Next Initiative
(919) 613-8157
dkiehart@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/kiehartlab/
http://www.biology.duke.edu/kiehartlab/

Biophysical approaches to cellular, molecular and developmental biology

Klopfer, Peter H., Professor Emeritus
(919) 684-3991
phk@duke.edu

animal behavior and behavioral ecology

Koelle, Katharina V., Associate Professor of Biology and Affiliate, Duke Global Health Institute of Duke Global Health Institute

katia.koelle@duke.edu
http://sites.duke.edu/koelle/

Theoretical biology; ecology and evolution of infectious diseases

Kornbluth, Sally A., Jo Rae Wright University Professor of Biology and Vice Dean of Research, and Member of Duke Cancer Institute
(919) 684-2631
kornb001@mc.duke.edu
http://sites.duke.edu/kornbluthlab/


Lacey, Elizabeth, Adjunct Professor
(336) 334-4955
eplacey@uncg.edu


Lee, Charlotte T., Scholar in Residence
(919) 613-0995
charlotte.t.lee@duke.edu
http://people.duke.edu/~cl297/


Lutzoni, Francois M., Professor
(919) 660-7261
francois.lutzoni@duke.edu
http://lutzonilab.org
http://www.lutzonilab.net/index.shtml

Evolution of symbiotic systems

Magwene, Paul M., Associate Professor of Biology and Molecular Genetics and Microbiology and Director of the PhD Program in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
(919) 613-8159
paul.magwene@duke.edu
http://biology.duke.edu/magwenelab/
http://biology.duke.edu/magwenelab/

Evolutionary Genomics, Systems Biology, and Bioinformatics

Manos, Paul S., Jack H. Neely Professor and Chair
(919) 660-7358
pmanos@duke.edu

Systematics and phylogeography of flowering plants

Marion, Sarah B., Instructor B*
(919) 660-7442
sarah.marion@duke.edu


McClay, David R., Arthur S. Pearse Professor of Biology and Professor of Neurobiology
(919) 613-8188
dmcclay@duke.edu

Developmental Biology

McShea, Daniel W., Professor of Biology and Associate Professor of Philosophy and Affiliate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
(919) 660-7342
dmcshea@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/mcshealab/
http://www.biology.duke.edu/mcshealab/

Hierarchy Theory, Macroevolution, Philosophy of Biology

Mercer, John M., Associate Professor of the Practice and Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies
(919) 660-7354
jmercer@duke.edu

Molecular evolution, Evolution, Mathematical biology, Morphometrics

Mitchell-Olds, Thomas, Newman Ivey White Professor
(919) 668-1635
tmo1@duke.edu
https://sites.duke.edu/tmolab/
https://sites.duke.edu/tmolab/

Ecological and evolutionary genomics; Complex trait variation; Drought tolerance and food security

Morris, William F., Professor
(919) 684-5257
wfmorris@duke.edu

Population ecology, mutualism, plant-insect interations, life-history adaptations to stochastic environments, theoretical ecology, conservation ecology

Motten, Alexander, Associate Professor of the Practice Emeritus
(919) 684-2301
afmotten@duke.edu

Evolutionary ecology, plant reproductive biology, biodiversity

Nicklas, R. Bruce, Arthur S. Pearse Professor Emeritus
(919) 613-8196
bnicklas@duke.edu

Mitosis and evolution

Nijhout, H. Frederik, John Franklin Crowell Professor
(919) 684-2793
hfn@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/nijhout/

Developmental physiology/development and evolution

Noor, Juliet, Lecturer
(919) 613-8224
julie.noor@duke.edu


Noor, Mohamed A., Earl D. McLean Professor of Biology and Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
(919) 613-8156
noor@duke.edu
http://sites.google.com/site/noorlabduke/
http://sites.google.com/site/noorlabduke/

Speciation and evolutionary genetics, recombination

Nowicki, Stephen, Professor of Biology and Neurobiology and Psychology and Neuroscience and Bass Fellow and Faculty Network Member of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
(919) 684-6950, (919) 668-3420
snowicki@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/nowicki/

Function, structure, and evolution of animal signaling systems

Patek, Sheila N, Associate Professor
(919) 613-8306
snp2@duke.edu
http://www.thepateklab.org/
http://www.thepateklab.org/


Pei, Zhen-Ming, Associate Professor
(919) 613-8152
zpei@duke.edu

Plant Sensory Signal Transduction

Perz, Alyssa, Lecturer of Biology and Assistant Dean of Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
(919) 684-2130, (919) 684-6217
akperz@duke.edu


Poss, Kenneth D., James B. Duke Professor of Cell Biology and Professor of Biology and Professor in Medicine of Medicine, Cardiology and Member of Duke Cancer Institute and Director of Regeneration Next Initiative
(919) 681-8457
k.poss@cellbio.duke.edu
http://www.cellbio.duke.edu/
http://labs.cellbio.duke.edu/Poss/Poss%20Lab/Home/Home.html


Pryer, Kathleen M., Professor of Biology and Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
(919) 660-7380
pryer@duke.edu
http://pryerlab.biology.duke.edu
http://sites.duke.edu/pryerlab

Evolutionary biology of early land plants

Rausher, Mark D., John Carlisle Kilgo Professor
(919) 684-2295
mrausher@duke.edu
http://www.duke.edu/~mrausher/

Evolutionary Genetics and Molecular Evolution

Reid, Chantal D., Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Division and Biology
(919) 660-7378
chantal@duke.edu

Physiological ecology and global change

Reynolds, James F., Professor Emeritus of Environmental Sciences and Policy and Biology
(919) 660-7404
james.f.reynolds@duke.edu
http://www.nicholas.duke.edu/people/faculty/reynolds.html

Land degradation in arid and semiarid rangelands; Experimental and modeling studies of effects of elevated CO2 and rainfall variability on dryland ecosystems

Reynolds, Julie, Associate Professor of the Practice and Education
(919) 681-6899
julie.a.reynolds@duke.edu
http://sites.duke.edu/reynoldslab/

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Science Literacy and Civic Engagement, Writing-to-learn pedagogies

Rittschof, Daniel, Professor, Marine Science and Conservation of Marine Science and Conservation and Associate Professor of Biology and Affiliate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society and Bass Fellow of Marine Science and Conservation
(252) 504-7634
ritt@duke.edu


Rodrigo, Allen G, Adjunct Professor
(919) 684-1698
a.rodrigo@nescent.org
http://biology.duke.edu/rodrigolab
http://biology.duke.edu/rodrigolab

Computational evolutionary biology

Rosenberg, Alexander, R. Taylor Cole Professor of Philosophy and Biology and Professor of Linguistics and Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
(919) 660-3047
alexrose@duke.edu
http://www.alexrose46.com


Roth, V. Louise, Professor of Biology and Evolutionary Anthropology
(919) 660-7352
vlroth@duke.edu

Morphological and molecular evolution in mammals: size, shape, and ontogeny

Royal, Charmaine D., Associate Professor of African and African American Studies and Biology and Director of the Reginaldo Howard Scholars Program and Affiliate, Duke Global Health Institute of Duke Global Health Institute and Core Member of the Center for Biobehavioral Health Disparities Research and Associate Professor in Community and Family Medic
(919) 668-6515
charmaine.royal@duke.edu


Schmid, Amy K., Assistant Professor of Biology and Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative
(919) 613-4464
amy.schmid@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/schmidlab
http://www.biology.duke.edu/schmidlab

Systems biology of archaea: understanding regulatory network responses to environmental extremes

Scott, Kristin C., Adjunct Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology and Biology
(919) 684-7938
kristin.scott@duke.edu


Searles, Richard B., Professor Emeritus of Botany
(919) 660-7336
searles100@aol.com

Seaweed flora of the Southeastern US and the Caribbean.

Shaw, A. Jonathan, Professor
(919) 660-7344
shaw@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/bryology

Evolution and diversity of bryophytes

Sherwood, David R., Professor of Biology and Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Co-Director of Regeneration Next Initiative
(919) 613-8192
david.sherwood@duke.edu
http://sites.duke.edu/sherwoodlab
http://sites.duke.edu/sherwoodlab

Understanding morphogenetic mechanisms in development

Sherwood, Nina T., Associate Professor of the Practice and Assistant Research Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology and Faculty Network Member of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
(919) 684-8658
nina.sherwood@duke.edu

Functions of spastin and other microtubule severing proteins in the nervous system; Drosophila models of human disease

Shreve, Christopher F, Instructor B*
919-660-7442
christopher.shreve@duke.edu


Siedow, James N., Professor Emeritus
(919) 684-5445
jim.siedow@duke.edu

Function and regulation of plant respiratory pathways

Silva, Gustavo M., Assistant Professor
(919) 684-8442
gustavo.silva@duke.edu
https://sites.duke.edu/silvalab/


Smith, Kathleen K., Professor of Biology and Evolutionary Anthropology
(919) 684-3402
kksmith@duke.edu
http://people.duke.edu/~kksmith/

Functional morphology and evolution of vertebrates; craniofacial development, evolutionary morphology

Spana, Eric P., Assistant Professor of the Practice
(919) 613-8208
spana@duke.edu


Staddon, John E., James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Neuroscience and Biology
(919) 493-4398
jers@duke.edu


Strain, Boyd R., Professor Emeritus
(919) 384-2051
bstrain@duke.edu


Sun, Tai-ping, Professor
(919) 613-8166
tai.ping.sun@duke.edu

Mechanisms of phytohormone controlled growth and development

Tanhouser, Erin N., Instructor B*
(919) 660-7442
erin.tanhauser@duke.edu


Terborgh, John W., James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of Environmental Sciences and Biology and Professor Emeritus in the Division of Environmental Sciences and Policy
(919) 490-9081
manu@duke.edu


Tucker, Vance A., Professor Emeritus of Zoology
(919) 684-3484
vtucker@duke.edu


Tung, Jenny, Associate Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology and Assistant Professor of Biology and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Center for Population Health & Aging and Faculty Network Member of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and Affiliate of the Duke Initiative for Science &
(919) 668-4912
jenny.tung@duke.edu
http://www.duke.edu/~jt5
http://www.tung-lab.org


Uyenoyama, Marcy K., Professor
(919) 660-7350
marcy@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/marcylab/
http://www.biology.duke.edu/marcylab/

Population genetics, molecular evolution

Vilgalys, Rytas J., Professor of Biology and Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
(919) 660-7361
fungi@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/fungi/mycolab/
http://www.biology.duke.edu/fungi/mycolab/

Phylogenetic systematics and molecular evolution in fungi

Volkan, Pelin C., Assistant Professor of Biology and Neurobiology and Investigator of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
(919) 684-1150
pelin.volkan@duke.edu
http://biology.duke.edu/volkanlab/volkan/Home.html
https://sites.duke.edu/volkanlab/

Genetic Regulation of Olfactory Circuit Assembly and Remodeling in Drosophila

Wainwright, Stephen A., James B. Duke Professor Emeritus

sawanryt@duke.edu

Biomechanics; Design in organisms and engineering

Watkins, Joyah, Instructor
(919) 660-7442
joyah.watkins@gmail.com


Wernegreen, Jennifer J., Associate Professor of Environmental Sciences and Policy and Biology
(919) 681-0331
j.wernegreen@duke.edu
https://sites.duke.edu/wernegreenlab/


White, Richard A., University Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Botany and Dean Emeritus of Trinity College
(919) 660-7305
rwhite@duke.edu

Comparative anatomy of vascular plants

Wilbur, Robert L., Professor Emeritus
(919) 660-7317
rwilbur@duke.edu

Systematics of vascular plants

Willard, Huntington F., Adjunct Professor
(919) 668-4477
hunt.willard@duke.edu

Genome biology, human genetics and genomics, epigenetics

Willis, John H., Professor
(919) 660-7340
jwillis@duke.edu
http://sites.duke.edu/willislab

Evolutionary genetics in natural plant populations

Wilson, William G., Associate Professor
(919) 451-6688
wgw@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/wilson
http://www.constructedclimates.org/ConstructedClimates


Wray, Gregory A., Professor of Biology and Evolutionary Anthropology and Director of the Center for Genomic and Computational Biology
(919) 684-6696
gwray@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/wraylab
https://sites.duke.edu/wraylab/

Evolution of gene networks and developmental mechanisms

Wright, Justin P., Associate Professor of Biology and Assistant Professor of Environmental Sciences and Policy
(919) 613-8096
justin.wright@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/wrightlab/
http://www.biology.duke.edu/wrightlab/

Community, Landscape and Ecosystem Ecology

Yoder, Anne D., Braxton Craven Professor of Evolutionary Biology and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Center for Population Health & Aging and Faculty Network Member of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
(919) 660-7275

http://www.biology.duke.edu/yoderlab/
http://yoderlab.org

Phylogeny and evolution of mammals, ; conservation genetics; historical biogeography and biodiversity of Madagascar